Here is Worcester Cathedral.
I sketched this view from the cloisters, which were glazed and enclosed. I did, however, find a chair, and a convenient inverted dustbin on which to place my tools.
The other Cathedral we visited this trip was Hereford:
Here I had an unrestricted view from the Chapter House garden, which was very peaceful and lovely.
We also visited a small church, Kilpeck, which is very ancient:
In this church there were viking carvings.
If you are in the area I recommend also Tewkesbury Abbey, which though not a cathedral is an inspiring and welcoming place. I had a terrible cold, and lacked the energy to make anything except a small indoor picture.
I must mention the excellent deli in Tewksbury High Street, Miss Muffet. We just had a sandwich, but suddenly I remembered what sandwiches are supposed to taste like. And for all its quality control and high-class ingredients, Pret in London cannot hope to match the Tewksbury offer: fresh home-made bread, pastrami just cut, and cracking piccalilli. Here’s the view from the window. Good food takes time.
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Good Morning dear friend Jane,
Very beautiful sketches and appropriate color combo.
Thanks for sharing.